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Municipal Courts Case Filings Chart

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  • Case filings in FY 2010 decreased 7.8% from FY 2009.  Total case terminations decreased 7.7% in the same period.
     
  • Civil and criminal traffic filings, which comprise about three-fourths of all municipal court cases, decreased 9.2%, from 1,184,775 in FY 2009 to 1,075,645 in FY 2010.
     
  • Criminal misdemeanor case filings decreased 1.8% from 244,990 in FY 2009 to 240,481 in FY 2010.  Criminal misdemeanor case terminations decreased 2.0% from 305,719 in FY 2009 to 299,540 in FY 2010.
     
  • Domestic Violence petitions increased 1.1% from 12,997 in FY 2009 to 13,138 in FY 2010.  Petitions for Injunctions Against Harassment decreased 4.9%, from 9,550 in FY 2009 to 9,078 in FY 2010.
     
  • Total cases pending decreased 1.6%, from 904,364 on July 1, 2009 to 889,856 on June 30, 2010.